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Heart failure - be familiar with the warning signs

The Irish Heart Foundation recently launched a new campaign - 'Pay Attention to the Sign' - to raise awareness of heart failure symptoms.

Call for a national strategy to tackle heart failure

Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South Seán Kyne has called for a national strategy on heart failure which is the number one cause of hospitalisation among over 65s.

New patient alliance aims to empower people living with heart failure

An initiative, which aims to improve the healthcare needs of people living with heart failure as well as their carers, will be launched next month by the Mayor of Galway city.

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Lack of heart failure awareness causing 'needless waste of lives'

Just one in seven people can accurately identify the symptoms of heart failure (HF), even though it is one of Ireland’s deadliest conditions – having a worse five year survival rate than many forms of cancer.

Galway only county to have a dedicated community heart failure nurse

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Galway is the only county with a dedicated Community Nurse who provides a heart failure service as part of a HSE Community Heart Failure Management Programme. The aim of the programme is to integrate care between hospitals and General Practitioners and in this way help prevent patients having to visit hospital.

 

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